After 10 years , the Power of Pink Campaign which aims to raise funds for Reach for Recovery's Ditto Prosthesis Support Project reached the R5 million mark! This campaign has provided a silicone prostheses to more than 6500 state patients post a mastectomy due to breast cancer. On World Cancer Day, the Power of Pink [...]
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AmabeleBells Dragon Boat Club is a great supporter of Reach for Recovery Peninsula. Not only did the Chairlady of the club, Heather Webb, recently donated 500 bags to Michele Coe, volunteer at RFR Peninsula and keen dragon boat racer herself, but they also do some sewing for the group during the year. The bags are [...]
Ziphora Tau, 56, is a mother of two from the North West who is currently living in Vogelstruisfontein with her daughter and grandchild. In September 2019, she was diagnosed with cervical cancer at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital (CMJAH) after a biopsy was done. She came to Johannesburg because she felt that she would get [...]
Cancer care is a basic human right, but Tina passed away in December because Baragwanath Hospital did not have the drip medicine that was making her better. This is her story: Tina is seated on her couch, propped up by a pillow and being fed her breakfast porridge by a young lady. Another young lady [...]
For the 3rd successive year, Bloemfontein Reach for Recovery sponsored pink 'Reach for Recovery' swimming caps at the Kovsie Aquatics Swimming Club open water event. This Midmar mile qualifier event was held on 18 January 2020 and is growing yearly. This year 460 swimmers took part in the event. This year Reach for Recovery helped [...]
CAPE PENINSULA BRANCH PROGRAMME FOR 2020 You are most welcome to attend the open meetings of the breast cancer support group, Reach for Recovery. Bring a friend and join us for tea or coffee, which will be served prior to the meeting. Listen to an expert talk on a relevant topic, share your fears and [...]
REACH FOR RECOVERY SOMERSET WEST & STELLENBOSCH MEETINGS IN 2020 You are invited to attend the open meetings of the breast cancer support group, Reach for Recovery. Bring a friend if you like and join us for tea or coffee, listen to an expert talk on a relevant topic, share your fears and problems, or [...]
Reach for Recovery Tygerberg hosted a wonderful farewell event to say goodbye to Reach foRecovery's longest serving volunteer - Auntie Beatie Els. Thank you to Cora and her team - it was a stunning effort by all of you. Beatie was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was still breastfeeding her baby. In 1978 she [...]
On Saturday, 16 November 2019 Reach for Recovery held their national Annual General Meeting which was attended by board members, volunteers and members of the public. Apart from the Annual Report delivered by our Chairperson, Stephné Jacobs we also had the privilege of being addressed by Dr Erna Prinsloo on Volunteer recruitment, burnout and dropout. [...]